Diagnosis Code

H46.8 OTHER OPTIC NEURITIS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: H46.8

Short Description: Other optic neuritis

Long Description: Other optic neuritis

The code H46.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of optic nerve and visual pathways (H46-H47)
      • Optic neuritis (H46)
        • H46.8 Other optic neuritis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Infiltrative optic neuropathy
  • Inherited optic neuropathy
  • Neuropathy due to ionizing radiation
  • Optic neuropathy caused by ionizing radiation following radiotherapy procedure
  • Radiation injury of cranial nerve
  • Radiation injury of nervous system following radiotherapy procedure

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
H46.8 Right Arrow 377.39 Optic neuritis NEC

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
H46 Optic neuritis
H46.0 Optic papillitis
H46.00 Optic papillitis, unspecified eye
H46.01 Optic papillitis, right eye
H46.02 Optic papillitis, left eye
H46.03 Optic papillitis, bilateral
H46.1 Retrobulbar neuritis
H46.10 Retrobulbar neuritis, unspecified eye
H46.11 Retrobulbar neuritis, right eye
H46.12 Retrobulbar neuritis, left eye
H46.13 Retrobulbar neuritis, bilateral
H46.2 Nutritional optic neuropathy
H46.3 Toxic optic neuropathy
H46.9 Unspecified optic neuritis


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019